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Dialysis Social Worker-MSW

Dialysis Clinic, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Staten Island, NY posted November 22, 2021.

Overview

The Dialysis Social Worker is responsible for assessing and responding to the psychosocial needs of our in-center hemodialysis patients.  This includes counseling patients and their families on ESRD related issues consisting of treatment options, adjustment to chronic illness, insurance needs, and community resources.

This position is part-time, 2 days/week @ 8hr/day.

Responsibilities

  • Counseling patients and their families regarding End Stage Renal Disease therapies.
  • Assisting patients in comparing the different therapies available so they can make educated decisions about their care.
  • Assisting patients with completing insurance/financial forms, providing additional information regarding insurance coverage as needed.
  • Assessing patients’ personal and home-care needs so that appropriate referrals can be made to community resources and transportation agencies to maximize patients’ access to care.
  • The Dialysis Social Worker is part of the interdisciplinary team, providing ongoing assessments of patients’ needs and modifying the plan of care as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • A Masters Degree from an accredited Social Work Program is required.
  • A Current clinical license in the applicable state as a Social Worker.

DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.

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https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf; and

https://www.nlrb.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/basic-page/node-3788/employeerightsposter-8-5×11.pdf.